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CMSUK Request for Director Nominati...

The CMSUK AGM is scheduled for 3rd November 2011, 4.15pm at the Hilton Gatwick Hotel and CMSUK are now requesting nominations of people wishing to take up one of the Directorship places that will become available at this time.  You need to be a full Case Manager member of CMSUK to be eligible. The Annual General Meeting...

UKRC Council Board Elections 2011

The UK Rehabilitation Council will be commencing the 2011 election process on Wednesday 3 August for new trustees to join the UKRC Council Board. The UK Rehabilitation Council will be commencing the 2011 election process on Wednesday 3 August for new trustees to join the UKRC Council Board.  The Notice of Election, which can be found on t...

NICE guidance on low-intensity puls...

Guidance for the use of the technology Exogen for bone healing  The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has prepared this overview to help members of the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee (IPAC) make recommendations about the safety and efficacy of an interventional procedure. It is based on a rapid review...

CMSUK's work with others

Update from CMSUK Chair on working with other groupsCMSUK and BABICM have been involved in dialogue to look at areas of common interest where we could work together to further the profession of Case Management. Both organisations acknowledge we have differences that separate us but there are many other areas where we share common goals and vis...

Proposal to replace DLA with Person...

The Government's Work and Pensions Committee has decided to conduct an inquiry into the PIP proposals With the changes in the benefits system over the last few years it is not surprising that there are now proposals to drastically revamp the Disability Living Allowance scheme.  The following link will take you to the pages from the...

Case Manager of the Year 2011

Do you know an exceptional Case Manager?  Enter them into the CMSUK Case Manager of the Year Awards 2011 CMSUK are proud to launch this year’s CMSUK Case Manager of the Year Award for 2011 and to this end we need your nominations! The criteria a Case Manager needs to meet to be nominated for this award is: ‘Good outcome from...

CMSUK Education Research Project -...

CMSUK launch the Survey for their Education Project:  An investigation to identify the need for standardised, accredited or certified professional pathway for case managers in the UK. CMSUK now need participants.  To access the survey and other associated documentation please read on.An investigation to identify the need for a...

CMSUK Commissions Research into Cas...

CMSUK recognises there is no formal qualification in Case Management.  In order to help build the profession of Case Management they feel it is important that there is an opportunity for Case Managers, service users, purchasers and providers to give  their views on what they feel are important qualities in a Case Manager and how coul...

Call for responses to the consultat...

The Government are calling for responses to the consultation paper to reform Disability Living Allowance by 14th February 2011Following on from the Government’s publication of the white paper “Universal Credit: welfare that works” in November 2010, the Government has now published a consultation paper “Disability Living...

CMSUK Conference ‘Back to Basics’

The following is a summary of the speakers at the CMSUK ConferenceThe Education and Events Committee put on a fantastic conference this year.  The committee is;  Sam Harris Teresa Shaw Heather Roberts Deborah Edwards John Ainscough Joseph Hui Karen Elsmore Kevin Purvis Leanne Potts Robin Pickard CMSUK Conference...

Helen Lawrie - Case Manager of the...

We want to congratulate all our nominees for the Case Manager Award 2010.  The finalists  were Janice Okell from Harrison Associates, Susan Venables from Corpore and Helen Lawrie from Salus Case Management Services. We are very pleased to have presented the award to Helen Lawrie. Read more about Helen.Helen Lawrie Salus Case Management...

Education Pathways for Case Manager...

CMSUK is delighted to announce an exciting initiative with regard to the development of coordinated education for case managers.CMSUK is delighted to announce an exciting initiative with regard to the development of coordinated education for case managers. We all know the difficulty commissioners and clients have choosing case managers who know wh...